12 Twelve Dogs of Christmas - DVD
It's Christmas time in Pittsburgh, but it looks to be a dismal season for motherless 12-year-old Emma O'Conner. The Depression has put her father out of work and he sees no recourse but to send his daughter to her Aunt Delores in Doverville, Maine.On her arrival, Emma finds herself unwelcomed by Delores and caught in the middle of a war over dogs. On one side are Mayor Nobel Doyle and the Town Council, who are determined to uphorld archaic 'No Dogs' law of Doverville. On the other side is Cathy Stevens, dubbed 'The Dog Lady' - who has been taking in people's dogs from all over the country as they can no longer afford to keep them - and her son Mikey, who becomes Emma's best friend.
With the help of her schoolmates, an unlikely band of grownups and a canine corps of over 60 dogs, Emma attempts to win over the Mayor and the citizens of Doverville by staging a holiday pageant. "The Twelve Dogs of Christmas," and in doing so may save not only the dogs, but also herself.